Effective Date: 09/10/2008
Fizber Inc. is a licensee of the TRUSTe Web Privacy Seal Program. TRUSTe is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to build user's trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers the Web site www.fizber.com. Because this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us at email@example.com. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should contact TRUSTe at http://www.truste.org/consumers/watchdog_complaint.php
TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison with us to resolve your concerns.
Fizber.com draws a distinction between information that is provided when registering on the site and information that is provided when listing your property for sale on our Web site.
Personal information is defined as information entered when registering on our Web site. Fizber.com does not sell or distribute any of your individual personal information to other companies or vendors except asdescribed in this privacy statement. We will not release any of your personal information to other users without your permission except as disclosed in this privacy statement. We may use or provide partners with aggregate information from the information provided by all users.
Fizber.com will collect our users' name, email address, address and phone number primarily for registration and processing purposes. Fizber.com will also collect this information when you wish to provide feedback to our website in order to respond to your feedback. We use your email address to communicate with you for service related reasons. An example of this is we will send you a confirmation email if you purchase a product from our website. We will also give you the opportunity to receive informational emails and newsletters from us. If you wish to unsubscribe from these non-service related emails, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org “Unsubscribe” in the Subject of the email.
Listing information, such as the address you are trying to list, is defined as information that is provided when a user signs up to list his/her property on our Web site. In order to provide the maximum exposure for properties listed on our site, Fizber.com has formed partnerships with many other listing services on major Internet portals and other sites. These partners are provided with your listing information so that your property can be viewed with some detail on our partners' sites. When your listing information is received by Fizber.com, your listing contact information is automatically transferred to our partners' sites on a daily basis. If you request address specific products or services we will transfer your listing contact information as required by vendors, unless you specify otherwise. All customers are provided with the option of withholding the posting of any listing contact information.
When purchasing a product or service from our website, you will be transferred to one of our partnership sites that are not located on our domain. These partnership sites will process your credit card and shipping information for us. While we do not collect your credit card information, we do collect your shipping information and will share that information with our shipping service provider. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose. The credit card information our service providers collect on our behalf will be SSL encrypted.
Tell a Friend: If you choose to use our tell-a-friend service to email a friend about our site, or a home listing on our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him/her to visit the site. This information is not used for any other purposes.
Another service provider of ours hosts a function that allows our users to compare and profile different neighborhoods and cities. This is essentially a website being framed within our website. There are areas of this framed site that allow users to input personal information. The information submitted here is collected by our service provider and is not governed by this privacy statement. The service provider page that is framed by our site can be identified by its branding, “Sperling's Best Places” located at bestplaces.net.
We use a third party service provider to host our live chat services.
Blogs, Forum, Social Network and Testimonials
If you use a blog, post a testimonial on Fizber.com, use the chat room and social network on this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
Fizber Blog (fsbo.fizber.com) is powered by Word Press. All of the information collected at fsbo.fizber.com remains confidential and is not shared with WordPress.
Fizber.foreclosure.com is a private label website under the Limited License and Revenue Share Agreement with Foreclosure.com, effective as of May 27, 2008. Foreclosure.com is a provider of multiple types of online electronic foreclosure property information services and the Foreclosure.com privacy statement governs the information collected on Fizber.foreclosure.com pages.
Third Party Advertisers
IP addresses are unique to each computer, and they are used to identify senders and receivers of information over the Internet. Fizber.com uses your computer's IP address to administer our Web site and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. Individual user information is not released.
The TRUSTe program only covers information that is collected through this Web site, and does not cover information that may be collected through any software downloaded from this Web site.
Contests and Surveys
Fizber.com occasionally asks users to complete surveys that we use for research purposes. This information is only shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis. Individual user information is not released.
A Word About Security
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
All of the information transmitted to Fizber.com is stored safely and securely behind our firewall. A firewall is a buffer that isolates our network from the Internet.
At Fizber.com, we constantly monitor our Web security in order to protect your information. Once your information is received at Fizber.com, access to your information is limited. Each employee is provided with a copy of this document so that they are aware of our privacy practices.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
Changing and Editing Your Information
You, as a user, can change or edit your personal information and listing information at any time. This procedure is accomplished by choosing to edit your account information once logged in on our Web site. If you have any difficulties with, or questions about the modification of personal information or listing information, please contact us. You may also access your information by emailing us at email@example.com
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.